PICTURE GALLERY: Charleston, South Carolina is quiet and prepared for Hurricane Florence

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As the Carolina’s brace for Hurricane Florence, Charleston prays and prepares for what could be one of the most devastating hurricanes in decades.? Based on the current path, Charleston should be more fortunate then our neighbors up north.?? We also know we have been through enough to know that preparation is key.

Here is a gallery of some of the images of the Lowcountry preparing and bracing for Hurricane Florence.

We also stand in solidarity with our coastal neighbors in South Carolina, North Carolina and Virginia.

 

 

Empty Broad Street

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Coming Street – College of Charleston Campus

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

To all affected, be safe.

GALLERY: A Snowy Day in Charleston

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Today is a rare and monumental day in the Lowcountry.? Charleston been taking over by a blanket of snow.? This fun loving coastal Southern bed of warmth and charm is covered in ice and snow and many of us love it.? Our inner child has found a playground, at least for a day.

If you aren’t outside making snow angels and enjoying this Winter Wonderland, enjoy some of the great images from the Charleston Snow Storm of 2018

Charleston Winter Wonderland

 

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Important Lowcountry Hurricane Information Phone Numbers and Media Sites

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Information Lines – Hurricane / Disaster Related Information

Berkeley County: 843-719-4800

Charleston County: for English, 843-746-3900; for Spanish, 843-746-3909; TTY, 843-746-3911

Dorchester County: Summerville area, 843-832-0393; St. George area, 843-563-0393

Each county also puts information on its emergency management department website. For Charleston County information, for Berkeley County, and for Dorchester County.

For information about American Red Cross relief efforts, including emergency shelters, contact 843-746-2323

Law enforcement, EMS, Fire

If you are experiencing an emergency, call 911.

Charleston Police Department (Twitter and Facebook)

North Charleston Police Department (Twitter and Facebook)

Mount Pleasant Police Department (Twitter and Facebook)

Charleston County Sheriff’s Office (Twitter and Facebook)

Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office (Twitter and Facebook)

Dorchester County Sheriff’s Office (Twitter and Facebook)

Summerville Police Department (Twitter and Facebook)

S.C. Highway Patrol (Twitter and Facebook)

Utilities

Charleston Water System, 843-727-6800

Summerville Commissioners of Public Works, 843-871-0810

Berkeley County Water and Sanitation, 843-572-4400

South Carolina Electric and Gas, call 1-888-333-4465 to report downed or sparking lines and 1-800-815-0083 to report a gas leak. For general information, call 1-800-251-7234, visit their website

For information about road conditions and evacuation routes, contact the S.C. Department of Transportation at 855-467-2368

For general information about hurricane and other disaster preparedness, contact the S.C. Emergency Management Division at 803-737-8500, visit their website